The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1542 1377 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.30% 20.14% 17.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.70% 24.35% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 1191 1016
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5192 5655 5787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.17% 82.70% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4559 4869
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 868 £40,000 - 144
Cheshire +3 420 £40,000 +6.66% 86
Merseyside +4 111 £43,500 +8.75% 36
Lancashire +6 110 £36,000 -11.11% 29
Cumbria -5 7 £29,000 -8.30% 1
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1354 (44.42%) .NET
2 1241 (40.72%) C#
3 929 (30.48%) SQL Server
4 906 (29.72%) ASP.NET
5 896 (29.40%) Scrum
6 873 (28.64%) HTML
7 864 (28.35%) JavaScript
7 864 (28.35%) SQL
8 858 (28.15%) MVC
9 799 (26.21%) CSS
10 796 (26.12%) TDD
11 595 (19.52%) Java
12 530 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 502 (16.47%) Finance
14 496 (16.27%) WCF
15 485 (15.91%) Degree
16 477 (15.65%) jQuery
17 446 (14.63%) Microsoft
18 423 (13.88%) Web Services
19 388 (12.73%) Windows
20 373 (12.24%) OO
21 365 (11.98%) HTML5
21 365 (11.98%) SDLC
22 348 (11.42%) .NET Framework
23 340 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
24 314 (10.30%) BDD
25 309 (10.14%) Project Management
26 307 (10.07%) Software Engineering
27 302 (9.91%) XML
28 278 (9.12%) Web Application Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 162 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 130 (4.27%) Node.js
3 80 (2.62%) CMS
4 62 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 49 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 48 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 47 (1.54%) Apache
8 44 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 43 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 41 (1.35%) IIS
11 37 (1.21%) Umbraco
12 34 (1.12%) JBoss
13 33 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 32 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
15 27 (0.89%) WordPress
16 25 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (0.69%) Apache Solr
18 16 (0.52%) nginx
19 15 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
19 15 (0.49%) Alfresco
Applications
1 216 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 69 (2.26%) MS Project
3 48 (1.57%) Photoshop
4 37 (1.21%) MS Office
5 28 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.79%) InfoPath
7 22 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
8 17 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.43%) PowerPivot
10 11 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.066%) Mingle
11 2 (0.066%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.066%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 52 (1.71%) Magento
2 40 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.33%) Exstream
5 8 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.066%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.066%) Sage ERP X3
10 2 (0.066%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.066%) Agresso
11 1 (0.033%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.033%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 1 (0.033%) Tridion
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 117 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (2.07%) SaaS
4 58 (1.90%) Office 365
5 15 (0.49%) GitHub
6 9 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.26%) Route 53
7 8 (0.26%) Trello
8 6 (0.20%) Yammer
8 6 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.098%) PaaS
11 2 (0.066%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.033%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.33%) Internet
2 59 (1.94%) HTTP
3 40 (1.31%) Wireless
4 24 (0.79%) Network Security
5 17 (0.56%) VPN
6 12 (0.39%) Intranet
7 11 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.36%) Broadband
8 10 (0.33%) SAN
9 7 (0.23%) WAN
10 5 (0.16%) DHCP
10 5 (0.16%) DNS
10 5 (0.16%) ISDN
10 5 (0.16%) PSTN
10 5 (0.16%) VoIP
10 5 (0.16%) WLAN
10 5 (0.16%) MPLS
10 5 (0.16%) BGP
10 5 (0.16%) VPLS
10 5 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 929 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 203 (6.66%) MySQL
3 198 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 136 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (3.44%) NoSQL
6 96 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 74 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
8 72 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
9 70 (2.30%) Oracle Database
10 69 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 66 (2.17%) Relational Database
12 63 (2.07%) MongoDB
13 62 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 47 (1.54%) Big Data
15 20 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (0.62%) OLAP
16 19 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (0.62%) Hadoop
17 17 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 223 (7.32%) NUnit
2 218 (7.15%) Git (software)
3 199 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 182 (5.97%) Selenium
5 143 (4.69%) MSTest
6 141 (4.63%) Visual Studio
7 129 (4.23%) Moq
8 121 (3.97%) Rhino Mocks
9 100 (3.28%) Subversion
10 93 (3.05%) JIRA
11 78 (2.56%) Jenkins
12 77 (2.53%) SpecFlow
13 72 (2.36%) SoapUI
14 58 (1.90%) Cucumber
15 53 (1.74%) JUnit
16 46 (1.51%) Eclipse
17 41 (1.35%) TeamCity
18 40 (1.31%) Hudson
19 38 (1.25%) WebDriver
19 38 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 502 (16.47%) Finance
2 175 (5.74%) Retail
3 122 (4.00%) Marketing
4 95 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 84 (2.76%) Games
6 58 (1.90%) Banking
7 52 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 50 (1.64%) Advertising
9 27 (0.89%) Legal
10 25 (0.82%) Back Office
11 23 (0.75%) Music Industry
12 22 (0.72%) Billing
13 21 (0.69%) Automotive
14 19 (0.62%) Electronics
15 15 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.26%) Publishing
16 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.23%) Law
18 6 (0.20%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1710 (56.10%) Developer
2 660 (21.65%) .NET Developer
3 347 (11.38%) Analyst
4 342 (11.22%) C# Developer
5 265 (8.69%) Senior Developer
6 213 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 201 (6.59%) Project Manager
8 168 (5.51%) Java Developer
9 165 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 164 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 149 (4.89%) Architect
12 145 (4.76%) Test Analyst
13 136 (4.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 131 (4.30%) Tester
15 110 (3.61%) Web Developer
16 109 (3.58%) Software Engineer
17 98 (3.22%) ASP.NET Developer
18 92 (3.02%) Junior
19 89 (2.92%) PHP Developer
19 89 (2.92%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1354 (44.42%) .NET
2 906 (29.72%) ASP.NET
3 873 (28.64%) HTML
4 799 (26.21%) CSS
5 530 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 496 (16.27%) WCF
7 477 (15.65%) jQuery
8 423 (13.88%) Web Services
9 365 (11.98%) HTML5
10 348 (11.42%) .NET Framework
11 302 (9.91%) XML
12 227 (7.45%) AngularJS
13 193 (6.33%) SOAP
14 189 (6.20%) CSS3
15 170 (5.58%) WPF
16 165 (5.41%) RESTful
17 154 (5.05%) J2EE
18 149 (4.89%) JSON
19 148 (4.86%) Ajax
19 148 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 248 (8.14%) Mobile App
2 215 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 167 (5.48%) User Experience
4 162 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 109 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
5 109 (3.58%) Inversion of Control
6 66 (2.17%) iPhone
7 51 (1.67%) Replication
8 42 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 39 (1.28%) Statistics
10 38 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 36 (1.18%) Visualisation
12 29 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 28 (0.92%) Management Information System
14 26 (0.85%) Streaming Music
15 25 (0.82%) NHS
15 25 (0.82%) Telematics
15 25 (0.82%) iPad
15 25 (0.82%) Data Integration
16 20 (0.66%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 388 (12.73%) Windows
2 209 (6.86%) Android
3 190 (6.23%) Linux
4 175 (5.74%) Apple iOS
5 40 (1.31%) UNIX
6 18 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.33%) Windows CE
11 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.20%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.16%) CentOS
14 3 (0.098%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.066%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.066%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.066%) AIX
15 2 (0.066%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.033%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (29.40%) Scrum
2 858 (28.15%) MVC
3 796 (26.12%) TDD
4 373 (12.24%) OO
5 365 (11.98%) SDLC
6 340 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
7 314 (10.30%) BDD
8 309 (10.14%) Project Management
9 307 (10.07%) Software Engineering
10 278 (9.12%) Web Application Development
11 261 (8.56%) E-Commerce
12 251 (8.23%) Dependency Injection
13 218 (7.15%) Waterfall
14 203 (6.66%) Unit Testing
15 202 (6.63%) PRINCE2
16 201 (6.59%) Mentoring
17 198 (6.50%) Web Development
18 191 (6.27%) Kanban
19 180 (5.91%) SOA
20 165 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1241 (40.72%) C#
2 864 (28.35%) JavaScript
2 864 (28.35%) SQL
3 595 (19.52%) Java
4 232 (7.61%) PHP
5 192 (6.30%) T-SQL
6 159 (5.22%) C++
7 156 (5.12%) VB.NET
8 92 (3.02%) Ruby
9 90 (2.95%) VB
10 69 (2.26%) Python
11 58 (1.90%) C
12 55 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 54 (1.77%) Objective-C
14 52 (1.71%) VBA
14 52 (1.71%) PowerShell
15 31 (1.02%) PHP5
16 30 (0.98%) Perl
17 26 (0.85%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 485 (15.91%) Degree
2 165 (5.41%) ISEB
3 88 (2.89%) ISTQB
4 47 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 35 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 35 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 33 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 31 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 31 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 20 (0.66%) PMP
10 16 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.43%) MCSD
12 12 (0.39%) MCP
13 11 (0.36%) MCAD
13 11 (0.36%) MCTS
14 10 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.30%) CCNA
15 9 (0.30%) HNC
15 9 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (7.97%) QA
2 14 (0.46%) ISO 9001
2 14 (0.46%) SLA
3 6 (0.20%) HL7
3 6 (0.20%) ISO 14001
3 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.066%) WCAG
4 2 (0.066%) WAI
4 2 (0.066%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.43%) Docker
4 8 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.098%) vSphere
6 2 (0.066%) vCloud
6 2 (0.066%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.066%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.033%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.033%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.56%) Puppet
3 12 (0.39%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.066%) Netcool
6 2 (0.066%) Nagios
6 2 (0.066%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.066%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.066%) Opsview
6 2 (0.066%) vMotion
7 1 (0.033%) Ansible
7 1 (0.033%) Oozie
7 1 (0.033%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.033%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 446 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 236 (7.74%) Oracle
3 46 (1.51%) Google
4 43 (1.41%) Facebook
5 39 (1.28%) VMware
6 38 (1.25%) IBM
7 36 (1.18%) Zend
8 34 (1.12%) Twitter
9 30 (0.98%) SAP
10 22 (0.72%) Business Objects
10 22 (0.72%) HP
11 20 (0.66%) Sitecore
12 19 (0.62%) Apple
13 16 (0.52%) DevExpress
14 14 (0.46%) EMC
15 13 (0.43%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.43%) OpenText
16 12 (0.39%) Informatica
17 11 (0.36%) Citrix
18 10 (0.33%) Tableau
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